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Woman Fired for Flipping Off Trump’s Motorcade

A photo of Juli Briskman giving the middle finger to the president went viral. Her employer was not pleased. According to the Huffington Post, the picture, snapped by a White House photographer traveling with the president as he left his golf course in Sterling, Va., went viral almost immediately. News outlets picked up the story when it appeared in a White House pool report. Late-night talk show hosts told jokes about the encounter and people on social media began hailing the unidentified woman as a “she-ro,” using the hashtag #Her2020. The woman’s name is Juli Briskman. Her employer, government...

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Twitter employee on last day of job deactivated Trump’s personal account, company says

President Trump boasted Friday of his social media influence after his personal Twitter account was briefly deactivated by a departing company employee, raising serious questions about the security of tweets the president wields to set major policy agendas, connect with his voter base and lash out at his adversaries. The deactivation Thursday sparked deep and troubling questions about who has access to the president’s personal account, @realDonaldTrump, and the power that access holds. The deactivation also came at a time when the social network is under scrutiny for the role it played in spreading Russian propaganda during the 2016 presidential election. Trump’s account disappeared at...

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19-Year-Old College Student Signs Major Modeling Contract After Her Photo From Howard Homecoming Goes Viral

  Meet Anok Yai, a sophomore at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Anon was in Washington, D.C. last weekend for the Howard University’s homecoming festivities when she was spotted by photographer Steven Hall who was taking photos of stylish attendees. After snapping a photo of Yai, Hall posted the photo to his Instagram account @TheSUNK, and added this caption: “Saw her right at the end of Yardfest. Stunning @anokyai”In an interview with The Boston Globe, the 19-year-old South Sudanese student admitted that she thought it was an “average photo” and that she’d possibly gain a few new followers from the post. After...

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New testimony alleges Gov. Snyder lied under oath about lead in Flint water.

Harvey Hollins, the man Gov. Snyder appointed to handle the Flint Water Crisis, testified Wednesday that he told the governor about increasing lead in Flint water months before Snyder told Congress he learned about it. The testimony came during the preliminary hearing for Michigan Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyons, who is facing involuntary manslaughter and misconduct in office charges for his alleged role in the water crisis. Read the whole story here! Source:...

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